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Parent to Parent of New York State Information Session At Capital District Educational Opportunity Center

CONTACT: Marilyn Shapiro (518) 273-1900, Ext. 2226
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, Oct. 27, 2006

Parent to Parent of New York State will hold an information session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 at the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center, 30 Russell Road, Westgate Plaza, Albany.

Parent to Parent of New York State is a statewide organization that connects and supports families of individuals with developmental disabilities and other special needs. For more information, contact Kerri Audino at (518) 273-1900 ext. 2304.

Since 1966, the Capital District EOC, a division of Hudson Valley Community College, has offered tuition-free academic and workforce development opportunities to economically disadvantaged and educationally under-prepared New York State residents.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and workforce and academic preparation programs offered through the Educational Opportunity Center. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and it is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.